The opposition party YSRCP along with other parties like CPM and Congress in Andhra Pradesh have intensified the agitation on AP Special Status issue.
YSRCP has called for a state wide bandh causing massive inconvenience to the people of Andhra Pradesh. What AP achieved with Today’s Bandh is losing this day Income, it doesn’t affect Central govt.
With the bandh call, all educational institutions, Business establishments remained closed and state transport buses remained at depots throughout the state , causing massive inconvenience to the people . Bandh was complete in Krishna, Guntur, East Godavari, West Godavari, Nellore, Kurnool, Chittoor and other districts. YSRCP leaders Parthasarathi, Alla Ramakrishna Reddy, Chintala Ramachandra Reddy, Amjad Basha,Ambati Rambabu were held at places like Vijayawada, Guntur, Kurnool, Tirupati, Ongole and other places.
YSRCP alleged that its the failure of the TDP government to get a special status to the state. The Congress and the Left have extended their support to the bandh.
Meanwhile, the ruling Telugu Desam Party (TDP) has also continued its protest for the special status. The party’s MPs staged a dharna at Mahatma Gandhi’s statue in Parliament today against the Centre’s refusal to grant the special status.